A Mediterranean seaport, built during the heyday of Rome on the coast of Egypt, near the Nile Delta.

Wolfram von Eschenbach records that it was besieged by the Baruc of Baghdad during the reign of Uther in BritainPerceval’s father Gahmuret assisted in the attack.

According to the Alliterative Morte Arthure and Malory, Alexandria was allied to Lucius, Arthur’s enemy in the Roman War. In Heinrich von dem Türlin’s Diu Crône, its queen is named as Lenomie, Guinevere’s sister.

Parzival | Wolfram von Eschenbach, 1200–1210
Diu Crône | Heinrich von dem Türlin, c. 1230
Alliterative Morte Arthure | c. 1400
Le Morte Darthur | Sir Thomas Malory, 1469-1470